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Ness Introduces Property Tax Exemption for Seniors

Ness Introduces Property Tax Exemption for Seniors

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – In order to reduce the tax burden on older Illinoisans, state Rep. Suzanne Ness, D-Crystal Lake, is sponsoring legislation to extend the maximum reduction for the senior citizens homestead property tax exemption to all counties across the state to $8,000 instead of $5,000.

Mason Introduces Measure to Reduce Tax on Diapers and Baby Formula

Mason Introduces Measure to Reduce Tax on Diapers and Baby Formula

GURNEE, Ill. – As a strong advocate for the needs of middle and working-class families, state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, introduced House Bill 2387, a measure that would lower the sales tax rate on diapers, baby formula and breastfeeding supplies from 6.25% to 1%.

Hernandez Highlights Commitment to COVID-19 Relief as Vice Chair of House Cities and Villages Committee, Member of Education, Environment and Commerce Committees

Hernandez Highlights Commitment to COVID-19 Relief as Vice Chair of House Cities and Villages Committee, Member of Education, Environment and Commerce Committees

AURORA, Ill. – State Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is highlighting her commitment to prioritizing COVID-19 relief, economic recovery and environmental advocacy as Vice Chair of the House Cities and Villages Committee and member of the House Appropriations – Higher Education, Energy and Environment, Housing and International Trade and Commerce Committees.

Ford’s “No Representation Without Population Act” Signed into Law by Governor

Ford’s “No Representation Without Population Act” Signed into Law by Governor

CHICAGO – With today’s signing of landmark criminal justice reform by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, is highlighting his “No Representation Without Population Act” component of the measure that will require incarcerated individuals to be counted at their home address for redistricting purposes, not their prison location.

Mason Introduces Measure to Reduce Tax on Diapers and Baby Formula

Mason to Advocate for Working Families as Vice Chair of Prescription Drug Committee

GURNEE, Ill. – State Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, was recently appointed to serve as the vice chair of the House Prescription Drug Affordability & Accessibility committee during the 102nd General Assembly. As vice chair, Mason is pledging to stand up for middle and working-class residents by fighting to lower the cost of prescription medications.

Moylan Committed to Passing Clean Energy Jobs Act in New Session

Moylan Committed to Passing Clean Energy Jobs Act in New Session

DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is continuing his support of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) in the new session and is optimistic that the General Assembly will be able to pass this landmark legislation to combat climate change and create jobs throughout Illinois.